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Current Position 
Since August 2018Professor of Materials and Analysis, Leader of Materials Research, Engineering Materials Centre, Head of Surface Coating and Characterisation Research Group, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK
Previous Positions



Reader, Materials, Scool of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield

Reader, Applied Physics, School of Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

2005-2013Senior Research Fellow, Dalton Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University
2002-2005Research Associate, Chemistry and Materials Department, Manchester Metropolitan University
1999-2002Research Fellow, School of Sciences, University of Salford
1998-1999Research Associate, Chemistry Department, UMIST

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Material and surface characterisation and analysis (STM, AFM, electron microscopy and spectroscopy, nanoindentation)
  • Ion beam implantation and materials processing by ion beams
  • Thin film deposition, characterisation and applications
  • Analytical instrumentation
  • Provision of analytical service, support and training

Research Degree Supervision

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Ions Chemical Compounds
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Silicon Chemical Compounds
ions Physics & Astronomy
Temperature Engineering & Materials Science
Helium Engineering & Materials Science
Substrates Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2015 2022

Research Output 1993 2019

A candidate accident tolerant fuel system based on a highly concentrated alloy thin film

Tunes, M. A., Vishnyakov, V., Camara, O., Greaves, G., Edmondson, P., Zhang, Y. & Donnelly, S., Jun 2019, In : Materials Today Energy. 12, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuel systems
Thin films
Noble Gases
Heavy Ions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon nanotubes catalysis in liquid-phase aerobic oxidation of hydrocarbons: Influence of nanotube impurities

Zeynalov, E., Allen, N. S., Salmanova, N. & Vishnyakov, V., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids. 127, p. 245-251 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbon Nanotubes
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Crystallite size
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanisms of TiB2 and graphite nucleation during TiC–B4C high temperature interaction

Popov, O., Vishnyakov, V., Chornobuk, S., Totsky, I. & Plyushchay, I., 1 Oct 2019, In : Ceramics International. 45, 14, p. 16740-16747 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural origins of the high mechanical damage tolerance of NbTaMoW refractory high-entropy alloy thin films

Tunes, M. A. & Vishnyakov, V., 15 May 2019, In : Materials and Design. 170, 107692.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Damage tolerance
Refractory materials
Transmission electron microscopy

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 PhD Examination